Tesla driver killed in crash while using car’s ‘Autopilot’

The U.S. announced Thursday the first fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode, the 40-year-old owner of a technology company who nicknamed his vehicle “Tessy” and had praise

Source: www.yahoo.com

The first death while in autonomous mode. There will undoubtedly be case law that will come from this first incident, which will set a legal & liability precedent for autonomous vehicles.

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